Lauren Conrad, who gained fame on the reality show "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County," continues to move up in that beach city, this time to an oceanfront home that cost her $8.5 million.
She has a nearby home in the Three Arch Bay area listed for sale at $2.695 million, reports Realtor.com, which broke the news of her purchase.
The single-story home she bought is set on nearly one-half acre and has stellar views of the bay and coastline. Built in 1937 and remodeled, the house features a new kitchen, vaulted beamed ceilings, wood-plank flooring, three bedrooms and four bathrooms.
The gated community offers tennis, parks, a clubhouse and a private beach.
The 28-year-old Conrad, born and raised in Laguna Beach, starred in "The Hills" (2006-09) after "Laguna Beach" (2004-05). Also a fashion designer with her own clothing lines, Conrad has appeared on "Fashion News Live" and "Entertainment Tonight."
Mark Christy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices was the listing agent. Cary Glenn of Main Beach Realty represented Conrad.